Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. (Deloitte) is a UK private company with origins that date back to 1845. Now headquartered in New York City, Deloitte employs roughly 225,400 people in a network of offices located in more than 150 countries. Deloitte operates under a Swiss Verein structure; members are individual firms independent of one another. Each member firm of Deloitte is structured in accordance with the national laws, regulations and customary practices of the country it operates in. The company operates through five main service segments: auditing, consulting, tax and legal, financial advisory and enterprise risk services.

Deloitte earned revenues of around $36.8bil in 2016 and expects to see revenue growth of 4.7% annually for the next five years.  Deloitte provides services to 80% of Fortune 500 companies and is one of the “Big Four” accounting firms in America.